Presbyterian Christian School’s C.J. Buckhalter and Cameron Shaw didn’t know each other a few months ago. C.J. was entering the summer before his sophomore year on the Bobcats’ football team, while Shaw was making the move from Fort Worth, Texas, to Hattiesburg.
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The newest addition to The District at Midtown – the mixed-used development off Hardy Street at the site of the former Elam Arms dormitory and parking lot – is on the way in the form of six townhomes at the corner of South 31st Avenue and Chevy Chase Drive.
The petition in favor of allowing alcohol sales in Lamar County didn’t get quite enough signatures to allow the measure to be placed on the Aug. 6 primary election ballot, but organizers are optimistic they’ll have the required amount to make the general election in November.
Newly-crowned Miss Mississippi Mary Margaret Heyer of Hattiesburg will be honored with a Homecoming reception from 2-4 p.m. Aug. 4 at the Train Depot (308 Newman Street) in downtown Hattiesburg.
Fasten your seatbelts, return your tray tables to the upright position and prepare to blast off at Hattiesburg Civic Light Opera presents Return to the Forbidden Planet by Bob Carlton.
The performances are set for 7:30 p.m. Aug. 8-10 and Aug. 15-17 at The Thirsty Hippo on McLeod Street in downtown Hattiesburg.
All persons interested in substituting in the Petal School District for the 2019-2020 school year must attend a training session conducted by the school district. The training will be from 8:30 a.m.-noon July 25 at the Central Office Board Room.
More than 900 Lamar County residents – specifically the elderly, handicapped and children – are being provided with free fire alarms, made possible by a Fire Prevention and Safety Grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
Hattiesburg Clinic Heart & Vascularburg has added four new providers to its growing team.
In preparation for a proposed historical survey, Hattiesburg officials recently identified approximately 300 structures in the Arledge subdivision and the Katie-John-Dabbs neighborhood that were earmarked for more research into the civil rights, religious and civic significance of those facilities.
NORFOLK, Va. – Only two days from the one-year anniversary of Southern Miss taking down No. 1-seed Middle Tennessee in the C-USA Quarterfinals, the Golden Eagles struck again with a 59-52 win at clinched-regular-season champion Old Dominion.
Pete the Cat, the star of more than 60 children’s books by authors James Dean and Eric Litwin, is coming to visit with Petal children for three upcoming EXCELebrate Readiness by Reading events.
The City of Hattiesburg and the Hattiesburg-Petal-Forrest-Lamar Metropolitan Planning Organization are teaming up with local organizations and businesses to host a Bike to Work Challenge between April 29 - May 10 in honor of National Bike to Work Day.
With less than three minutes to go in Saturday night’s football game between Laurel and Hattiesburg, a disturbance of some kind sent players and fans scrambling off the field and out of the stands for some 20 minutes before play resumed.
On this week’s episode of The PineBeltSPORTS Podcast Lumberton coach Zach Jones and Petal wide receiver Trent Williams join the show for separate interview.
The public record of the past week’s felony arrests from the Forrest County Sheriff’s office includes the following reports. Information is provided by the sheriff’s office and Hattiesburg and Petal police departments. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law: